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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 5/23/2024, Last updated: 5/25/2024
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NCAA Men's Tennis Singles/Doubles Update

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STILLWATER, Okla. — Ohio State and Michigan State have players who are still alive as the NCAA Men's Division I Singles and Doubles Championships roll into the quarterfinals Thursday.

It will be an All-Big Ten matchup in the singles competition when ninth-ranked Ozan Baris of Michigan State takes on 30th-ranked Jack Anthrop of Ohio State at 12 p.m. ET. It will be the first meeting between the two sophomores. OSU senior JJ Tracy, ranked 19th, will encounter 23rd-ranked Michael Zheng of Columbia at 12 p.m.

In doubles, Robert Cash and JJ Tracy of Ohio State are the last Big Ten tandem still playing. The nation's third-ranked doubles team, Cash/Tracy will meet Bozo Barun and Jared Horwood of Arkansas at 5 p.m. ET in a quarterfinals match at the Greenwood Tennis Center. OSU is looking to capture the NCAA doubles crown for the second-straight year.

Thursday matches will be streamed on ESPN+.

A look at how the 12 Big Ten players have fared at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships:

Ozan Baris, Michigan State — Quarterfinals
Jack Anthrop, Ohio State — Quarterfinals
JJ Tracy, Ohio State — Quarterfinals
Karlis Ozolins, Illinois — Third Round
Justin Boulais, Ohio State — Second Round
Cannon Kingsley, Ohio State — Second Round
Hunter Heck, Illinois — First Round
Gavin Young, Michigan — First Round
Ronald Hohmann, Michigan State — First Round

Robert Cash/JJ Tracy, Ohio State — Quarterfinals
Hunter Heck/Karlis Ozolins, Illinois — Second Round
Jacob Bickersteth/Gavin Young, Michigan — First Round
Ozan Baris/Max Sheldon, Michigan State — First Round